Fair Lawn, NJ
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Fair Lawn, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Fair Lawn is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (61%) and also has a lower crime rate than 52% of the communities in New Jersey, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Fair Lawn is one in 88 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 36.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Fair Lawn has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Fair Lawn is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Fair Lawn does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Fair Lawn.

For Fair Lawn, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Fair Lawn than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1466, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Fair Lawn; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Fair Lawn Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Fair Lawn Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

359

382

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.68

10.65

11.33

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fair Lawn 0.68
New Jersey 2.29

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,466

in Fair Lawn

1 in 437

in New Jersey

Fair Lawn VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 33,710
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 5 14
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.15 0.42

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fair Lawn 10.65
New Jersey 15.56

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 94

in Fair Lawn

1 in 64

in New Jersey

Fair Lawn Property CRIMES

Population: 33,710
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 56 296 7
Rate per 1,000 1.66 8.78 0.21

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Fair Lawn Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fair Lawn 73
New Jersey 66